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Morgan Hoffman (66) an unlikely leader at Bay Hill
Morgan Hoffman (66) an unlikely leader at Bay Hill

Of all the names clumped near the top of the leaderboard in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Morgan Hoffman might have been the least likely to be on top Thursday. He is ranked No. 137 in the world. He missed the cut last week. Basically, if he'd stood on a beach with a five-iron, he'd have had trouble hitting the ball into the ocean. "It's been pretty frustrating," Hoffman said. All that almost magically melted away Thursday as he shot a six-under-par 66 in the opening round at Bay Hill. That gave the 25-year-old a one-shot lead over five golfers. Eleven others shot 68, so quite a posse will be trying to chase down Hoffman on Friday. Included in that horde...

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